Wakefield City Campus
Applications may be considered throughout the year.
Flexible (depending on progress)
Mode of Study
Progression within Wakefield College
Opportunity for Placement
This course is for learners who want to further develop their independence into adulthood. You will gain confidence, personal and social skills, in addition to gaining skills and experience that could help you to progress towards further study or supported employment.
What you will Study
Your programme of study will concentrate on improving and developing:
- Personal Relationships in Adulthood
- Safeguarding self in Adulthood
- Rights and Responsibilities
- Advanced travel skills
- High levels of Independent Living Skills
- High levels of Social and Personal Skills
- Skills for Employment or Supported Employment
- Work placement tasters (where relevant to skills & aspirations)
On assessment of work readiness, there may be opportunities for work
experience that would develop skills towards sustainable employment.
How you will Learn
You will be involved in active learning through a series of projects. The projects will allow you to action plan and produce evidence for your portfolio. Typical projects include working with external partners, employment tasters, employability, equality and diversity and safeguarding. There are also many practical activities to prepare for working life and independent living.
How you will be Assessed
By portfolio building, practical activities and production of work.
There are no formal entry qualifications
There is an expectation that your attendance on the course will be 95% (September to June). You will be in College for three to four days per week, depending on timetabling requirements.
Attendance - Please note
This is part of a full-time study programme. It may be available as a
standalone fee paying course that is not part of a full-time study programme
subject to sufficient interest.
For further information call the Course Information Team on 01924
Tuition and certification are free if you are aged 16-18. Related additional
costs may include materials, equipment, visits, and residentials, which are
payable by all students.
Any student registered with an Awarding Body who has been given free entry
and subsequently withdraws or is withdrawn by a tutor will incur the
certification fee associated with the course. Any re-sit examination will incur
Different fees apply to international/overseas students and those studying
this qualification as a standalone course
For more detailed information on financial support please contact the
Financial Support Team on 01924 789304
There may be the possibility to progress on to our FLEX VOTE programme which is designed to give you an opportunity of studying at higher levels for personal and social skills, employability skills, maths, English and ICT and will also give you vocational options and tasters. Alternatively, for learners who aspire towards Employment outcomes, there may be opportunities to progress onto a Supported Internship such as GET SET or a Project Search programme.
FLEX Pathways to Independence or Employment is designed to help you move towards a higher level of independent living and potentially supported employment. It will enable your confidence and self-esteem to flourish in all aspects of independence and adulthood.
How to Apply
Please complete a full-time application form.
If you require an application form or details on how to enrol, please contact
Course Information on 01924 789111.
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